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    Request from Disability Rights California to IHSS Recipients and Providers

    New federal rules require that In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers receive overtime pay starting on January 1, 2015.  California has limited the amount providers can work each week to 61 - 66 hours, with no exceptions. The state will not enforce the new rules until April 1, so no need to rush to act!  These new rules will be a problem for some consumers. Disability Rights California … [Read more...]

    Disability Rights California – Election Day Information

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fred Nisen Attorney Disability Rights California Phone: (510) 267-1200 E-mail: fred.nisen@disabilityrightsca.org       Trouble-shooting on November 4: Disability Rights California Operates Hotline for Voters with Disabilities   Oakland, CA – Californians with disabilities who are voting in the statewide general election on November 4 have an … [Read more...]